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Atta Halwa Recipe

Atta halwa is one of the healthiest Indian dessert as it is rich in Vitamin A and iron. Wholewheat halwa is cooked for lots of religious occasions. Find out how to make atte ka halwa.

1 Cup Wheatwheat Flour (atta)
1 Cup Sugar
1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
1/2 cup desi ghee / clarified butter
10 almonds chopped lengthwise
10 - 15 raisins
1 1/2 Cup water

How to make atte ka halwa:
  • Heat water in a pan and add sugar, raisins and cardamom. Bring it to a boil and turn off the flame. Keep aside for later use.
  • Heat ghee in a pan or kadai which should be heavy bottom. Add the atta and keep stirring it till the flour gets mixed well with ghee.
  • Turn down the flame to low and let the flour ghee mixture roast for 10 - 15 minutes or till it turns golden brown and a sweet aroma starts spreading. It is important to stir the mixture from time to time to ensure that the flour does not get burnt.
  • Now add the sugar syrup to the roasted atta mixture and mix well stirring constantly to make sure no lumps are formed.
  • Keep stirring till the ghee separates.
  • Serve hot garnished with chopped almonds.